- Editor's PickRick Newman•11 hours ago
Critics of Obamacare, President’s Obama’s signature health-reform law, have sounded all kinds of exaggerated alarms over damage the program might cause. Higher-than-expected costs have led several insurers such as Aetna (AET), UnitedHealth (UNH) and Humana (HUM) to pull out of marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act, while others have scaled back coverage. Since Obamacare relies mostly on competition to keep costs manageable, a withdrawal of carriers in some markets could drive patients away and undermine the program.
- American City Business Journals•14 hours ago
Aetna Inc. is playing hardball with the government — and now others want in on the game. According to trade publication Corporate Counsel , competing insurers are following Aetna's (AET) lead in threatening Obamacare cuts if their challenged mergers aren't allowed. Aetna said earlier this month it would slash its Obamacare exchange participation next year .
Humana Inc. (HUM)
NYSE - NYSE Real Time Price. Currency in USD
|Bid||169.60 x 1000|
|Ask||182.89 x 100|
|Day's Range||176.75 - 179.03|
|52wk Range||150.00 - 191.65|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
|P/E Ratio (ttm)||27.18|
|Avg Vol (3m)||1,954,256|
|Dividend & Yield||1.16 (0.65%)|